American Hiking Society Announces Partnership with PR Agency, Darby C

American Hiking Society (AHS), the organization dedicated to promoting and protecting foot trails and the hiking experience, announces today their partnership with Darby Communications.
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Silver Spring, MD - May 17, 2011 - American Hiking Society (AHS), the organization dedicated to promoting and protecting foot trails and the hiking experience, announces today their partnership with Darby Communications.Effective immediately, Darby Communications will support AHS in their endeavors to help increase public knowledge of AHS while sharing with and educating the media on AHS’s mission, projects and initiatives.

Established in 1976, American Hiking Society has helped preserve tens of thousands of trail miles and natural forests and is best known for organizing National Trails Day®, the only nationwide celebration of trails, which brings awareness to trails and thanks to many for their support and hard work. AHS President, Gregory Miller, states that “hiking the nation’s trails offers Americans boundless opportunities to enjoy nature, renew themselves and establish a lifetime of fitness.”

In addition to supporting AHS with the National Trails Day® program, Darby Communications will also assist AHS with the National Trails Fund, the only privately funded, national grants program dedicated solely to building and protecting hiking trails. All of AHS’s programs are designed to support their primary mission which is to build partnerships between public and private stakeholders, and provide critical resources to plan, fund and develop foot trails.

“We are very excited and honored to be working with an organization that is doing so much for the outdoor community,” notes Darby Communications founder, Coral Darby. “Assisting AHS with their initiatives is our way of giving back.”

About AHS

Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national, recreation-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas and the hiking experience. www.americanhiking.org

About Darby Communications

A public relations firm dedicated to meeting and surpassing the needs of their clientele with customized PR and promotional programs, Darby Communications works with many of the outdoor industry’s most respected companies. In addition to AHS, the firm’s clientele include Vasque, Eagles Nest Outfitters, Headsweats, ISIS, Overland Equipment, Goodhew and Floyd Fest. www.darbycommunications.com.

For additional information, please contact Cory Yankush at 828-254-0914 or cwilharm@darbycomminucations.com. 

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